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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Tobacco Use--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

How long has it been since you last smoked a cigarette, even one or two puffs?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 1 year ago 1 to 5 years ago 5 to 10 years ago 10 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,490 214 12.0 10.2-14.0 326 16.5 14.4-18.8 284 11.9 10.3-13.7 1,666 59.7 56.9-62.3
GENDER
Male 1,180 104 12.8 10.3-15.8 142 16.2 13.4-19.6 132 11.4 9.2-13.9 802 59.6 55.8-63.3
Female 1,310 110 10.9 8.6-13.8 184 16.8 13.9-20.1 152 12.6 10.2-15.4 864 59.7 55.9-63.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,268 171 10.7 8.9-12.8 270 14.3 12.3-16.6 253 11.7 10.0-13.6 1,574 63.3 60.5-66.1
No 217 43 21.4 15.1-29.4 55 31.6 23.4-41.2 31 13.7 9.1-20.2 88 33.2 26.0-41.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 18 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 658 70 15.9 12.0-20.7 94 17.9 13.9-22.7 59 9.1 6.6-12.3 435 57.2 51.8-62.4
Overweight 888 67 10.5 7.8-14.0 97 14.3 11.3-18.0 105 12.6 9.9-15.9 619 62.5 58.1-66.8
Obese 802 60 10.0 7.3-13.6 110 15.9 12.7-19.8 99 12.0 9.2-15.4 533 62.1 57.4-66.6
History of CVD**
Yes 430 35 10.5 6.8-15.8 47 13.0 8.9-18.6 48 9.0 6.1-12.9 300 67.6 61.0-73.5
No 2,029 179 12.4 10.4-14.7 275 17.1 14.7-19.7 235 12.5 10.7-14.6 1,340 58.1 55.1-61.0
Binge Drinker
No 2,184 159 9.4 7.7-11.4 261 14.5 12.5-16.9 249 12.1 10.3-14.1 1,515 64.0 61.2-66.8
Yes 221 48 28.1 20.8-36.8 56 29.3 21.6-38.3 25 9.7 6.0-15.2 92 32.9 25.8-40.9
Heavy Drinker
No 2,270 190 11.5 9.7-13.6 292 15.8 13.7-18.1 267 12.3 10.6-14.3 1,521 60.4 57.6-63.1
Yes 131 *** *** *** 24 23.6 15.2-34.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 328 36 15.1 9.6-23.1 64 20.1 14.4-27.3 44 13.9 9.6-19.6 184 50.9 43.4-58.4
No 2,144 177 11.6 9.8-13.8 259 16.0 13.8-18.5 237 11.7 9.9-13.6 1,471 60.6 57.7-63.5
Current Asthma
Yes 224 26 16.5 10.3-25.2 25 9.7 6.0-15.4 29 14.8 9.0-23.2 144 59.1 49.7-67.8
No 2,259 187 11.6 9.7-13.7 300 17.0 14.8-19.5 255 11.6 10.0-13.5 1,517 59.8 57.0-62.6
Diabetes
Yes 496 28 6.3 3.8-10.3 52 12.0 8.3-17.1 51 10.8 7.6-15.3 365 70.8 64.8-76.2
No 1,991 185 13.2 11.1-15.6 274 17.4 15.1-20.1 233 12.1 10.3-14.2 1,299 57.2 54.2-60.2
Disability
Yes 847 73 11.0 8.1-14.8 112 15.5 12.1-19.5 90 11.0 8.4-14.2 572 62.6 57.8-67.1
No 1,629 141 12.4 10.3-15.0 213 17.0 14.4-19.9 192 12.3 10.3-14.6 1,083 58.4 55.1-61.6

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*This question was asked of those who reported smoking 100+ cigarettes, but no longer smoke.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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